Labrador killed in Lisburn crash

Published Monday, 29 April 2013
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A dog has died after being struck by a car in Lisburn, Co Antrim.

Labrador killed in Lisburn crash
Police said the driver did not remain at the scene. (© UTV)

The crash happened on Prince William Road on Monday 22 April, but details have just emerged.

The chocolate brown Labrador was hit by a car at around 7.15pm and died from its injuries.

Police said the vehicle, described as a dark coloured hatchback, did not stop at the scene.

Officers are keen to identify the driver.

Information can be passed to the PSNI on 0845 600 8000.

© UTV News
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8 Comments
Muggy in Malone wrote (359 days ago):
Lame stream media just keep pumping out the bull
Fred in Lisburn wrote (360 days ago):
I would be surprised if this made the first few pages of the Lisburn Star. This is a poor story for UTV. Hope the BBC don't do a spotlight special. Sorry for the dogs owners all the same
Colin in Londonderry wrote (360 days ago):
Is it April the 1st by any chance? Catch yourselves on utv
in Belfadt wrote (360 days ago):
The reason why it is on the news is because it is illegal for a driver to flee the scene after hitting a dog. There is no excuse not to stop.
chris in belfast wrote (360 days ago):
Its news worthy because, failing to stop at the scene of an accident is, a criminal offence. Imagine if it was a child, hit and run? Hmm? Driver needs to be brought to justice. Fact!
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